YUAG events through May 10, 2009

Gallery Talk: “Contemporary Artists on Picasso: Karen Dow”

Thursday, April 30, 5:30 PM

Karen Dow, M.F.A. 1998, responds to works on view in “Picasso and the Allure of Language.” Space is limited; to register, please call 203.432.9525.

Furniture Study Tour

Friday, May 1
Friday, May 8
12:00 to 1:00 PM

The American Decorative Arts Furniture Study is a working library of American furniture and wooden objects, housing approximately 1,000 works from the Gallery’s collection. Ranging from the 17th to the 21st century, this selection of chests, tables, chairs, desks, clocks, cupboards, looking glasses, and woodturnings highlights important stylistic developments in American craftsmanship and design.

Weekly tours of the Furniture Study will be given by curators from the Department of American Decorative Arts. No advanced registration required, but space is limited. Meet at the Information Desk at the Yale University Art Gallery.

Focus On: “Not Pocket Change: African Iron Currency”

Wednesday, May 6, 12:20 PM

This gallery talk is presented by Frederick John Lamp, the Frances and Benjamin Benenson Foundation Curator of African Art.

Masterpiece Tours: Guided Tours by Museum Docents

Saturday, May 2, 1:30 PM
Sunday, May 3, 1:30 PM

Saturday, May 9, 1:30 PM
Sunday, May 10, 1:30 PM

Family Program: “Stories and Art”

Sunday, May 10, 1:00 PM

The Gallery invites families to learn more about works of art in the collection with “Stories and Art.” Tales of distant times and faraway places inspire children of all ages to view art in new ways. Drawing materials will be provided for older children. No registration is required; please meet at the Information Desk.

Angles on Art: Gallery Tours by Undergraduates

Saturday, May 2, 3:00 PM
Elaine Sullivan, PC ’10

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Free and open to the public
1111 Chapel Street (at York Street), 203.432.0600


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